Seaman's Visa

Definition of Seaman

The Term "seaman" refers to any foreigner who, in good faith, has signed on the articles of a vessel arriving at a port of the Philippines from any place outside thereof, employed in any capacity on board such vessel, and seeking to enter the Philippines solely in pursuit of his calling as a seaman, with the intention of departing with the vessel or reshipping on other vessel that is bound for a foreign port or place or one coming to the Philippines to join a vessel in this country.

Requirements for Seaman's Visa

  1. Duly accomplished visa application form
  2. Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond authorized stay in the Philippines
  3. One (1) passport-size pictures taken during the last six (6) months
  4. Letter from the shipping company
  5. Must not be an excludable alien; and
  6. Must not be in the DFA Blacklist

Payment for a Seaman's Visa: NOK 270